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Legal Notices: February 13, 2020

 

February 13, 2020



NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Monday, March 2, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, Washington, to consider repealing, extending or modifying the moratorium placed on the establishment, location, operation, licensing or maintenance of facilities, businesses, or any other activities involving the production, processing, or wholesale or retail sale of recreational marijuana or marijuana- infused products.

Any person may appear and be heard for or against this issue.

Arrangements will be made to accommodate questions and provide responses to non-English speaking residents. Upon receiving 72 hours' advance notice, the County will make arrangements to reasonably accommodate the needs of special groups of citizens, including those who are physically disabled or otherwise impaired. Please call (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed. Accommodations for the disabled are accessible at the east entrance to the Courthouse.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 7/3

NOTICE OF A MITIGATED

DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (M-DNS)

Whitman County Planning issued a Mitigated Determination of Nonsignificance (M-DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the following project:

Whitman Conservation District and Larry Broeckel propose a railcar bridge for crossing and a stream bank restoration of Alkali Flat Creek to prevent further incision of the stream. The project site is located approximately 2.5 miles south west of Dusty, in the SE 1⁄4 of Section 18, and the NE 1⁄4 of Section 19, Township 15 N., Range 41 E., W.M., Whitman County, Washington. The project site stretches for approximately 3800 feet on the east side of SR 127.

After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with us, the Planning Office has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.

Copies of the M-DNS are available at no charge from the County Planning Office, Whitman County Public Service Building (2nd Floor), N. 310 Main St., Colfax, WA 99111. Interested persons may submit environmentally-focused written comments on the SEPA decision by 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 27, 2020, to the County Planning Office, P.O. Box 430, Colfax, WA 99111-0430, fax: (509) 397-6210.

Katrin Kunz

Assistant County Planner

file: SEPA 20-02 7/1

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

BID FOR ONE NEW/CURRENT MODEL YEAR, 66,000 lb TRUCK CHASSIS

WHITMAN COUNTY

STATE OF WASHINGTON

Sealed bids will be received on the following proposal by the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, State of Washington, at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax, Washington, until 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, on February 18th, 2020 at which time they will be opened and publicly read. Handicap access may be obtained by the Mill Street entrance to the Courthouse.

Each bid is to be separately sealed in an envelope addressed to the Board of County Commissioners with the name of the bidder and item bid, including time and date of opening written plainly on the outside of the envelope. (NO FAXES ACCEPTED.)

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid which in its estimation best serves the interests of Whitman County.

Detailed bid sheets and specifications may be obtained from the Public Works office, Second Floor, Public Service Building, 310 N. Main Street, Colfax, Washington, (509) 397-4622. Also available on whitmancounty.org.

This contract provides for One New/Current Model Year, 66,000 lb Truck Chassis as described in the specifications.

DATED this 3rd day of February, 2020

Connie Ellis, Deputy

Clerk of the Board 6/2

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS FOR COUNTY PRINTING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Whitman County Commissioners will, up to the hour of 10:30 a.m. on the 6th day of April 2020, receive sealed bids for county printing for the year July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021. Bids will be opened at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Whitman County Courthouse Colfax Washington.

Said printing, including all heads and sub-heads, shall be set solid without leads, and all heads, or sub-heads, shall be set in the same size type as is used in the body of the printing; each bidder is required to specify the size and type and width of column he will use should he become the successful bidder therefore, and each bidder shall also accompany his bid with a sample of the style, size, and kind of printing he will reproduce; together with a statement of his price per column wide, at which time he will do the County printing and also with a copy of regular current issue of his newspaper, and a sworn affidavit setting for the actual bonafide paid circulation of the bidder's newspaper in Whitman County as of March, 2020.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check in the amount of $1,000.00 payable to the order of the County Treasurer, the same to be forfeited to Whitman County in case the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract and furnish a surety bond or certificate of deposit at a Whitman County, Washington Bank or Savings Institution payable to the Whitman County Commissioners in the amount of $5,000.00 within ten days from the time of awarding the contract; said bond or certificate of deposit to be approved by the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners before it is filed.

The contract will require the successful bidder(s) to furnish a copy of each newspaper to two (2) County Departments, free of charge (Commissioners and Human Resources) as a condition of its bid. A copy of the contract can be obtained by contacting the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners.

All bids must be filed with the Clerk of the Board on or before the time specified in order to be considered, and will then be opened by said Board at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse at Colfax, Washington. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason whatsoever.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 6/2

SURPLUS SALE OF 1990 JCB BACKHOE TOWN OF ST. JOHN

The Town of St John is accepting Sealed Bids on a used 1990 JCB, Model 1550B 4WD Loader Backhoe. It has 4089 hours on the engine. Sale of backhoe is as is, with no warranty expressed for implied. The backhoe may be inspected at the City Shop, located at 14449 SR23, St. John, WA. The backhoe will be sold to the person submitting the highest bid above the established minimum bid of $4,000.00. Send sealed bids to Town of St John, P.O. Box 298, St. John, WA 99171. Bids will be accepted at City Hall until 5:00 p.m. on February 24, 2020. The bids will be opened at 6:30 p.m. on February 24, 2020. Questions: City Hall at 509-648-3905 or Chris at 509-368-1160. 4/4

Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District Board Member Appointment

Notice

A Board Member seat on the Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District is available for appointment by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Conservation district board supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation and set policy and direction for the conservation district. An applicant must be a registered voter in Washington State, and may be required to own land or operate a farm. Applicants for appointed positions do not have to live within the district to apply. For more information, or to obtain an application form, contact the Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District at (509) 648-3680 ext. 100 or at the PRLCD Office at 3 N. Park Street in St. John WA or visit the website at http://www.scc.wa.gov/elections/ to obtain form AF1 to apply. Applications and supporting

materials must be received by the Commission no later than March 31, 2020. 7/2

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF GLENN L. SINCLAIR,

Deceased.

NO. 20-4-00007-38

PROBATE NOTICE TO

CREDITORS

(RCW 11.40.030)

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020; or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION February 6, 2020

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Janette L. Sinclair

ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

Carpenter, Mcguire & Dewulf, P.S.

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE

Matthew D. Johnson

P.O. Box 619

105 S. Main St.

Colfax, WA 99111-0619

Telephone: 509-397-4345 6/3

ORIGINAL TRUSTEE SALE RECORDED ON 10/14/2019 IN THE OFFICE OF THE WHITMAN COUNTY RECORDER. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE File No.:19-125731 Title Order No.:P-96984

Grantor: Donald Watters and Crystal Watters, husband and wife Current beneficiary of the deed of trust: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Current trustee of the deed of trust: Aztec Foreclosure Corporation of Washington Current mortgage servicer of the deed of trust: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Reference number of the deed of trust: 707407 Parcel number(s): 1-0130-00-01-01-0003/1-0130-00-01-02-0000/1-0130-00-01030000 Abbreviated legal description: Ptn Lot 1, Lot 2 & 3, Blk 1, Perkins 2nd Add Commonly known as: 706 N Park Street, Colfax, WA 99111 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee, AZTEC FORECLOSURE CORPORATION OF WASHINGTON will on February 21, 2020, at the hour of 9:00 am at Whitman County Courthouse (Main Entrance), 400 N. Main, Colfax, WA, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of Whitman, State of Washington, to-wit: Described in the Deed of Trust as: Lots 2, 3 and the northeasterly 32 feet of Lot 1, Block 1, Perkins Second Addition, Colfax, according to plat thereof, recorded in Volume B of Plats, page 5, in Whitman County, Washington. And more accurately described as: Lots 2, 3 and the northeasterly 32 feet of Lot 1, Block 1, Perkins Second Addition to Colfax, according to plat thereof, recorded in Volume B of Plats, page 5, records of Whitman County, Washington. which is the subject of that certain Deed of Trust dated October 24, 2011, recorded October 31, 2011, under Auditor’s File No. 707407, records of Whitman County, Washington, from Donald Watters and Crystal Watters, husband and wife as Grantor, to Stewart Title of Whitman County as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (‘MERS’), solely as nominee for AmericanWest Bank, a Corporation, its successors and assigns as Beneficiary, which as assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (‘MERS’), as designated nominee for AmericanWest Bank, beneficiary of the security instrument, its successors and assigns to Wells Fargo Bank, NA under an assignment recorded at Instrument No. 753223. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: Delinquent monthly payments from the April 1, 2019 installment on in the sum of $7,943.88 together with all fees, costs and or disbursements incurred or paid by the beneficiary and or trustee, their employees, agents or assigns. The Trustee’s fees and costs are estimated at $2,377.71 as of October 10, 2019. The amount to cure the default payments as of the date of this notice is $10,506.15. Payments and late charges may continue to accrue and additional advances to your loan may be made. It is necessary to contact the beneficiary or Trustee prior to the time you tender the reinstatement amount so that you may be advised of the exact amount you would be required to pay. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: Principal Balance $124,740.15, together with interest in the Note or other instrument secured from March 1, 2019, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. The amount necessary to pay off the entire obligation secured by your Deed of Trust as the date of this notice is $130,631.75. Interest and late charges may continue to accrue and additional advances to your loan may be made. It is necessary to contact the beneficiary or Trustee prior to the time you tender the payoff amount so that you may be advised of the exact amount you would be required to pay. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty express or implied regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on February 21, 2020. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by February 10, 2020 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before February 10, 2020 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after February 10, 2020 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following addresses: Crystal Watters 706 N Park Street Colfax, WA 99111 Donald Watters 706 N Park Street Colfax, WA 99111 Donald Watters 15103 W 32nd Dr. Golden, CO 80401 by both first class and certified mail on September 11, 2019 proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on September 11, 2019 with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth above, and whose telephone number is (360) 253-8017 / (877) 430-4787 will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having an objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for

invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the trustee’s sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants, who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.60. XI. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Telephone (Toll-free): 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Telephone (Toll-free): 1-800-569-4287 or National Web site: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=search&searchstate=WA&filterSvc=dfc. The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone (Toll-Free): 1-800-606-4819 or Web site:m http://nwjustice.org/what-clear XII. A list of the persons this Notice was sent to is attached hereto as exhibit ‘A’ EXHIBIT ‘A’ Crystal Watters 706 N Park Street Colfax, WA 99111 Donald Watters 706 N Park Street Colfax, WA 99111 Donald Watters 15103 W 32nd Dr. Golden, CO 80401 Department of Social and Health Services Division of Child Support PO BOX 11520 Tacoma, WA 98411-5520 State of Washington Attorney General 1125 Washington Street SE, PO Box 40100 Olympia, WA 98504-0100 Occupant(s) 706 N Park Street Colfax, WA 99111 XIII. FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT NOTICE: AZTEC FORECLOSURE CORPORATION OF WASHINGTON is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. If a discharge has been obtained by any party through bankruptcy proceedings, this shall not be construed to be an attempt to collect the outstanding indebtedness or to hold you personally liable for the debt. DATED this 14th day of October, 2019 AZTEC FORECLOSURE CORPORATION OF WASHINGTON By: Inna D. Zagariya Vice President 1499 SE Tech Center Place, Suite 255 Vancouver, WA 98683 (360) 253-8017 / (877) 430-4787 ADDRESS FOR PERSONAL SERVICE Aztec Foreclosure Corporation of Washington 1499 SE Tech Center Place, Suite 255 Vancouver, WA 98683 STATE OF WASHINGTON ) ) SS. COUNTY OF CLARK ) This instrument was acknowledged before me this 14th day of October, 2019, by Inna D. Zagariya, Vice President. Olga Pasko Notary Public in and for the State of Washington My Commission Expires: 7/12/2023 OLGA PASKO NOTARY PUBLIC STATE OF WASHINGTON My Comm. Expires July 12, 2023 No. 209410 NPP0362301 To: WHITMAN COUNTY GAZETTE 01/23/2020, 02/13/2020 4 & 7

 

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